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The Weekly Roundup for 05.13.2013

David Fishman
05.19.13
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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

Google I/O 2013 opening keynote roundup: All Access music streaming, a vanilla GS4 and more

Phew. Day one of Google I/O is over, and we've got an onslaught of news for you to pour over. There's now a Galaxy S 4 with vanilla Android Jelly Bean for $649, a $9.99 per-month music subscription service and a host of updates for Google+, Play, Maps and others. Click the link above for all the details.

Sony Xperia SP review: lights, camera, performance

Sony's Xperia SP sits in a strange middle ground, with a 720p display and internals that rival the flagships of 2012. It's not some kind of Xperia S and P fusion, either. The design is vastly different from the sum of its moniker, although the transparent element that defined those devices makes a comeback here. After putting the phone through its paces the Engadget way, we decided it was a good-looking LTE device that delivered outstanding performance at a fair price. Read on for our full review.

Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on (update: video)

At Nokia's London launch event this past week we managed to spend a bit of time with the gray version of the 4.5-inch Lumia 925. If you felt its polycarbonate predecessor was a little unwieldy in dimensions or weight, you might be pleased with what Nokia's crafted here. Read on for our first impressions.

Hands-on with NVIDIA Shield: NVIDIA's project turned product

NVIDIA's Project Shield got an official name this week (NVIDIA Shield), a release window ("by the end of June") and a price tag ($350). That's a full $100 more than the PlayStation Vita. Is NVIDIA's Shield worth getting in on early? Read on and decide for yourself.

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